PTR - June 06, 2014

Too hot to handle. Authorities in the capital are taking special measures to help Muscovites cope with the sweltering heat - which has already proved fatal. But it looks like mother nature will also lend a hand; The Russian football team's World Cup adventure kicks off on Sunday - when the players fly out to Brazil. We asses their chances of returning home heroes; He's a poet - and we're sure you know it! But did you know that Russia's greatest wordsmith turned 215 today? We'll be celebrating his life and literary achievements.